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We found 6 hematologists who accept Health Plus Amerigroup Medicaid near Brooklyn, NY.

Dr. Irina Murakohouskaya, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
501 Sixth Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Irina Murakhovskaya is an adult hematologist and adult oncologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Murakhovskaya include bladder cancer, lung cancer, and anemia. Her professional affiliations include Montefiore Medical Center and New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital. Dr. Murakhovskaya is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare. Before completing her residency at Montefiore Medical Center, Dr. Murakhovskaya attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Murakhovskaya (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Spanish, and Armenian.

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Clinical interests: Vulvar Cancer, Urologic Cancer, Brain Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Skin Cancer, Oral Cancer, Leukemia, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Ratesh Khillan, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
506 Sixth Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Ratesh Khillan specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology and practices in Brooklyn, NY. In addition to English, Dr. Khillan (or staff) speaks Urdu, Spanish, and Haitian Creole. His areas of expertise include the following: lung cancer, multiple myeloma, and sickle cell disease. He is professionally affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Dr. Khillan attended medical school at Government Medical College, Patiala. Dr. Khillan is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and Aetna Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Rectal Problems, Urologic Cancer, Sickle Cell Disease, Skin Cancer, Oral Cancer, Lung Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Paula Klein, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
325 W 15th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Paula Klein's medical specialty is adult hematology and adult oncology. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, Aetna Medicare, and more. She obtained her medical school training at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). Dr. Klein has received the following distinctions: Best Doctors-New York Magazine; RUBYFRUIT recognition of outstanding work and dedication in BREAST ONCOLOGY; and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Commander's Certificate of Appreciation.

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Dr. Harvey Dosik, MD
Specializes in Oncology, Adult Hematology
506 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Harvey Dosik specializes in oncology (cancer care) and adult hematology. His clinical interests include platelet disorders, leukemia, and anemia. Dr. Dosik accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Healthfirst, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. He trained at Kings County Hospital Center for his residency. Dr. Dosik has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. Dr. Dosik (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Haitian Creole, and French. He is affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sickle Cell Disease, Leukemia, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, Thalassemia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mala Varma, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1000 Tenth Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. Mala Varma is a physician who specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Varma speaks Spanish. She attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. For her professional training, Dr. Varma completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Varma is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Healthfirst, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Oncology, Adult Hematology
506 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Ayanna Baptiste specializes in oncology (cancer care) and adult hematology. In addition to English, Dr. Baptiste speaks Haitian Creole. Areas of expertise for Dr. Baptiste include anemia, sickle cell disease, and thalassemia. She is affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital. She attended the University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences for medical school and subsequently trained at Howard University Hospital for residency. Dr. Baptiste is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Sickle Cell Disease, Anemia, Thalassemia

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What is Hematology?

Hematology is a medical specialty that focuses on diseases of the blood, bone marrow, and lymphatic system. Blood flows to every cell in our body and is extremely important to our survival. Problems with the production of blood cells or cancers that affect the blood can be very dangerous. Hematologists treat these and other diseases, such as:
  • Anemia, a low level of red blood cells
  • Low levels of white blood cells or platelets
  • Bleeding disorders, such as hemophilia
  • Clotting disorders, such as deep vein thrombosis
  • Cancers of the blood, such as leukemia and lymphoma

To diagnose a blood disorder, hematologists may look at the blood under a microscope in a procedure called a blood smear. They may order a lab test of the blood called a complete blood count. This test measures the levels of red and white blood cells, platelets, and hemoglobin in your blood. They may do lab tests to measure the levels of proteins in your blood needed for bleeding and clotting. They may even do a bone marrow biopsy to check a small sample of bone marrow for problems in how blood is being produced.

A hematologist may work with all kinds of patients. Specialized hematologists called pediatric hematologists work only with children. All hematologists work to diagnose disease and prescribe treatments in order to care for their patients. They also work with general practice physicians, pediatricians, oncologists, transplant specialists, and others to guide treatment. Healing any problems with your blood is the first step towards your whole body feeling better.